Quezon City Travel Guide

photo byJun Acullador on flickr The City of New Horizon and Philippines’ first Capital City are among the popular tags incorporated when you say Quezon City. Rich in culture, history and lifestyle, the city has the most number of people. Located in Luzon Island, Quezon City is one of the major cities that make up […]

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Relaxing sceneries, pristine beaches, enchanting forests, and bits of the city’s hustle and bustle all make up the wonders of Puerto Princesa in Palawan. Thus, looking for that one vacation spot where you can have everything you need from endless bouts of relaxation, to even more exhilirating activities, plus bountiful attractions all set in a […]

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Puerto Galera, Philippines

Puerto Galera was early discovered by Spaniards. Its name means “Port of Galleon”. It is approximately 130kms South of Manila and is situated on the northern peninsula of Mindoro Island. It is separated from Luzon by the Verde Island passage which waters are flushed by the current of the South China Sea and is known […]

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Malaybalay City – Summer Capital of Mindanao

photo byPunkyRock33 on flickr When you are visiting the Philippines, Malaybalay City is definitely one destination that is worth visiting. Known as the city in a forest and the summer capital of Mindanao, Malaybalay receives visitors from all over the country and abroad with warmth and hospitality that is uniquely “Bukidnon”. Malaybalay City became the […]

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Legazpi City, Philippines

photo byMikeNassau on flickr Legazpi City has a rich history. During the Spanish regime, the inhabitants who were mostly fishermen and farmers were well accepted by the Spaniards in Albay. The Franciscan friars built a church in Albay and some towns surrounding it. On February, 1814, the Mayon volcano erupted. The biggest and destructive event […]

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Laoag City, Philippines

The bustling nerve center of the Ilocos Norte province, Laoag is a progressive city that boasts of natural wonders, historic attractions and endless adventures. The South China Sea to its west, the Cordillera Mountains to its east and the neighboring towns to its north and south all contribute to the city’s tourism industry which has […]

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Iligan City, Philippines

photo byalingatong on flickr Iligan is a small city located about 800 kilometers south of Manila and lying on the northeastern side of Mindanao. Dubbed as the “City of Waterfalls” and the “Industrial City of the South”, this little town has been known for its tourism potential and economic sustainability. The 81,340 hectares (813.40 sq. […]

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Dumaguete City, Philippines

photo byayran09 on flickr Dumaguete, known as the City of Gentle People, is the capital of the province of Negros Oriental. It is basically a college town due to a good number of educational instritutions that cater to tertiary students of Visayas and Mindanao. Aside from the universities, Dumaguete is home to numerous resorts, historic […]

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Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

Visiting the City of Golden Friendship that is Cagayan de Oro City is an experience worth treasuring. This highly urbanized city is a far cry from the rustic village in the 1600s; its amazing growth is attributed to the veritable influx of commerce and trade and the amiable nature of the Kagay-anons. History of Cagayan […]

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Cities in the Philippines

There are 143 cities in the Philippines according to the National Statistical Coordination Board. About one fourth of these are considered highly urbanized with a population of 200,000 or more. The 3 largest cities (Quezon City, Manila and Caloocan) are all located in Metro Manila. Following these are Davao City on Mindanao and Cebu City […]

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